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China, PR / Student Protests #327089

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 23, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Student protests reported continuing in Beijing, China, PR. Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: Bruce Morton) Student reported throwing paint at portrait of Mao Tse-tung in Tiananmen Sq. [STUDENTS - express anger re: incident.] Unrelated incident Monday night reported resulting in injury of protesters and soldiers. Students noted wanting Premier Li Peng to resign. Govt. reported allowing press to report news again.

(Studio: Dan Rather; Beijing, China: John Sheahan) Power struggle within Chinese Communist party examined; Deng Xiaoping and Li mentioned. Students' demands listed.

Rather, Dan;
Morton, Bruce

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